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Women suicide bombers kill 18 in Nigeria; Boko Haram attack on military camp repulsed: Army

DAMATURU, Nigeria, Oct 7, (Agencies): Two women suicide bombers killed 18 people, including themselves, early Wednesday in northeast Nigeria at a mosque in the compound of a government workers’ housing estate and at another location there. In a separate attack, the military said Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a rural …

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‘Cholera control measures commendable’ – MoH transparent on outbreak of any disease: Al-Obaidi

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7, (Agencies): Health Minister Ali Al-Obaidi said here Wednesday his ministry has managed to control diseases, viruses and cholera thanks to its successful precautions. Three out of five cholera cases have already recovered in the country, the minister said in an exclusive statement to KUNA, citing recent …

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Pinoy domestics escape abuse

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Two Filipino household service workers (HSWs) working in the same household escaped from their employer and sought refuge at the Philippine Embassy shelter in Hateen area after enduring allegedly eight months of severe physical abuse from their female Kuwaiti employer leaving them with bruises and scars …

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Controls on expat remittances eyed

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Governmental authorities are studying the possibility of issuing a decision to instruct moneyexchange bureaus in the country to prevent expatriates from remitting more than their monthly salary in one month, reports Al-Qabas daily quoting informed sources. They explained, “For example, if an expatriate’s monthly salary is …

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Kuwaiti held with foreign liquor

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: A Kuwaiti citizen was arrested in possession of 30 bottles of imported liquor in Ishbiliya area. According to security sources, when the Operations Room of Ministry of Interior received information about a quarrel between two individuals at night in Ishbiliya area, securitymen rushed to the location …

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Lovers caught in act; ‘Nowhere to run’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: The Nugra police recently arrested an unidentified Egyptian youth and an Asian woman for immoral activities, reports Al-Rai daily. The daily added, the couple was caught making love behind a commercial complex in the area. Acting on information police rushed to the area and caught the …

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US drug peddler held; Dad beats up teachers

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: An American employee of Arifjan Army Camp was arrested in possession of drugs and KD 72,000. According to a press statement issued by Ministry of Interior, when officers from General Department for Criminal Investigations received information about an American expatriate involved in drug peddling, a team …

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Kuwaiti arrested for forging documents to get 20 expats residence permit

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: Personnel from the Residence Affairs Department have arrested a Kuwaiti working at one of the immigration departments and two company representatives — an Egyptian and an Iraqi — for forging documents and helping 20 expatriates get residence permit on the sponsorship of a company owned by …

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Kuwaiti remains missing; Romania probes case

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7, (KUNA): Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al- Hamad Al-Sabah discussed here on Wednesday with the Vice-President of the Romanian Intelligence Major General Silvio Berdoy ways of bolstering cooperation and the latest developments over the case of the missing Kuwaiti citizen who disappeared …

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MoI will not renew contracts of overage staff; ‘year maybe’

KUWAIT CITY, Oct 7: GCC personnel, the bedoun and civilians working in the Ministry of Interior will not have their contracts renewed after they reach the legal age of service (retirement), reports Al-Rai daily quoting reliable ministry sources. The sources added, in case of any extension it will be for …

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